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AKG Perception 170 Instrumental Microphone

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Perception 170
The Perception 170 is a small-diaphragm true condenser microphone offering outstanding build quality and excellent value. The lightweight diaphragm delivers outstanding clarity and transient response and conforms to the stringent standards defined for AKG recording products.

The Perception 170’s design is based on AKG´s six decades of experience in making microphones and on input from sound engineers around the world who use AKG products every day.

    Professional small-diaphragm, true condenser cardioid microphone
    Switchable 20 dB preattenuation pad
    Heavy-duty, roadworthy, all-metal construction
    AKG sound quality
    Designed and engineered by AKG in Vienna, Austria

Its ½-inch small-diaphragm true condenser transducer brings AKG studio quality to the project studio and all other areas of recording. A switchable preattenuation pad enable the Perception 170 to be used close to sound sources delivering up to 155 dB SPL. The heavy-duty, all-metal chassis and reliable gold-plated XLR-type output make the Perception 170 an excellent choice for a variety of live sound applications, too.

Type    0.5 inch diaphragm, externally polarized condenser
Polar pattern    cardioid
Frequency range    20 to 20,000 Hz
Sensitivity    12 mV/Pa (-38 dBV)
Max. SPL    135 / 155 dB SPL (0 / -20 dB) for 0.5% THD
Equivalent noise level    < 21 dB-A(IEC 60268-4)
Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted)    73 dB (re 1 Pa)
Preattenuation pad    0 dB, -20 dB
Impedance    <200 ohms
Recommended load impedance    >=1000 ohms
Powering    <=2 mA
Power requirement    48 V phantom power to DIN/IEC
Connector    3-pin XLR-type (pin #2 hot)
Finish    metallic blue
Dimensions    22 dia. X 160 mm/0.9 x 6.3 in.
Net weight    130 g (4.6 oz.)

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Name AKG Perception 170 Instrumental Microphone
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